Department of Strategy and Innovation

Assistant professor
Tenure Track adjunct

Room: KIL/14.A-3.66
Paul Hünermund

Paul Hünermund is Assistant Professor at the department of Strategy & Innovation at Copenhagen Business School. He studied economics at the University of Mannheim, HEC Lausanne, and New York University. After completion of his PhD in business economics at KU Leuven in 2017, he spent three years as a tenure-track Assistant Professor at Maastricht University in the Netherlands, before joining CBS in September 2020. Paul's research interests lie in the area of innovation, firm strategy, R&D policy and causal inference. He is part of the editorial board of the Journal of Causal Inference and member of the executive team (responsible for social media) of the Technology and Innovation Management Division (TIM) at the Academy of Management.

Primary research areas

- Innovation Economics and Management
- Firm Strategy
- Science, Technology and Innovation Policy
- Causal Inference
- Data Science and Applied Econometrics


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Michael P. Grosz; Adam Ayaita; Ruben C. Arslan; Susanne Buecker; Tobias Ebert; Paul Hünermund; Sandrine R. Müller; Sven Rieger; Alexandra Zapko-Willmes; Julia M. Rohrer / Natural Experiments : Missed Opportunities for Causal Inference in Psychology.
In: Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science, Vol. 7, No. 1, 2024
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Miloš Fišar; Ben Greiner; Christoph Huber; Elena Katok; Ali I. Ozkes; ; Tom Grad; Paul Hünermund; Giacomo Marchesini; Michel Van der Borgh / Reproducibility in Management Science
In: Management Science, Vol. 70, No. 3, 3.2024, p. 1343-1356
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Paul Hünermund; Yannick Bammens; Jermain Christopher Kaminski / Causal Discovery in Strategic Management Research
Paper presented at DRUID23 Conference, 2023
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Paul Hünermund; Elias Bareinboim / Causal Inference and Data Fusion in Econometrics
In: Econometrics Journal, 10.3.2023
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Paul Hünermund; Beyers Louw; Itamar Caspi / Double Machine Learning and Automated Confounder Selection : A Cautionary Tale.
In: Journal of Causal Inference, Vol. 11, No. 1, 5.2023
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Yannick Bammens; Paul Hünermund / Ecological Community Logics, Identifiable Business Ownership, and Green Innovation as a Company Response
In: Research Policy, Vol. 52, No. 8, 10.2023
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Philipp Böing; Paul Hünermund / Is there a Slowdown in Research Productivity? : Evidence from China and Germany.
In: Artificial Intelligence in Science: Challenges, Opportunities and the Future of Research . Paris : OECD 2023, p. 79-84
Book chapter
Paul Hünermund; Beyers Louw / On the Nuisance of Control Variables in Causal Regression Analysis
In: Organizational Research Methods, 25.12.2023
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Carla Schmitt; Jermain Christopher Kaminski; Paul Hünermund / Structural Causal Models in Strategy : Opportunities and Boundaries.
In: Proceedings of the Eighty-third Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. ed. /Sonia Taneja. Briarcliff Manor, NY : Academy of Management 2023, 1 p. (Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings)
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Yannick Bammens; Paul Hünermund / Using Federated Machine Learning to Overcome the AI Scale Disadvantage
In: MIT Sloan Management Review, Vol. 65, No. 1, 9.2023, p. 54-57
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Outside activities
Year Name of the contractual partner Type of activity
2022 - 2024 Geminos Software Advisory board member.
2023 - 2025 University of Bremen Part-Time position.